‘The REKINDLE’ is a gospel music concert hosted by OLATUNJI JONATHAN AKANO, a Dallas (USA)based music producer.

It started as a gathering of worship leaders on the 24th of March, 2017 with an attendance of about 400 people and has since grown exponentially to a few more hundreds of worshipers, making it arguably one of the largest non denominational gospel concert in Dallas and U.S.A at large.

A vision inspired by GOD, it provides a platform where all can worship  with one accord to the Almighty irrespective of culture, denomination, creed, language or color.


Now in its fifth (5th) iteration, ‘The REKINDLE’ has become a favorite event for gospel music enthusiasts from Dallas , The United States of America and the world, where many people gather to worship and praise God for hours regardless of class, race, or color. 

It is highly anticipated by gospel music lovers which averages a huge amount of people.The fifth iteretion would be held at the EISEMANN CENTER in Richardson Dallas Texas, U.S.A.


The Rekindle concert features exceptional gospel music from some of the most celebrated, international and local recording artistes of our time. Some of the world-renowned, award-winning, international and local gospel Artistes who have graced The Rekindle stage include –

Maranda Curtis, Jonathan Traylor, Billy Mitchell, AJ Simmons, Dare David, Gbenga Oke, Tim Godfrey, and Grace Toluwaloju.


Rekindle was founded in 2017 by Teejay Jonartz, a gospel musician and music producer in Dallas, Texas.

Teejay’s vision was to create a non-denominational worship event to give other recording artists and worship leaders the opportunity to gather together with one accord in hopes to encourage, uplift and inspire one another, as well as share his platform with upcoming and emerging artist with true aptitude and passion in the art of music.

Rekindle has hosted many renowned and credible artist such as Maranda Curtis, Jonathan Traylor, Billy Mitchell, AJ Simeon, Dare David, Gbenga Oke and many more.

“My hopes and dreams are dedicated to this gift God gave to me…music! I aspire to glorify God by not only continuing my musical journey but also availing myself to aid others in their success and acceleration in this amazing art.” -Teejay Jonartz